Dr Amer Siddiq on Mental Health

Episode 36

Postpartum Depression

Mazran Zulkifly published on

Can happen just before or up to over a month after delivery.

Up to 50% chance of getting after delivery.

Can effects both partners.

Might lead to postpartum psychosis.


  • moody during pregnancy, especially 3rd trimester : not excited for their child, or similar
  • increased risk if prior depression has been diagnosed


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